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EuroCup Women: Week 4 social media spotlight and reaction

MUNICH (EuroCup Women) - We catch up with some of those involved in Week 4 of the EuroCup Women Regular Season and check out how it all went down on social media.

This week was about those teams who secured their passage to the next phase of the competition ahead of time. Maccabi Bnot preserved their unbeaten record to punch their ticket, off the back of a 63-50 success against Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje.

Leading scorer Shay Doron is pleased with progress and with her new backcourt partner.

She said, "Allison [Hightower] left the team due to injury and that left big shoes to fill.

"But Temeka [Johnson] is exactly the kind of player that can adjust to the situation. It's a very important win for us for the continuation of our participation in EuroCup Women.

"We want to keep playing our way and we now want to win all the rest of the games."

We have seen some superb postcards from players travelling around in the competition and we were impressed by this entry from Kim Mestdagh. She was in Sweden helping Flammes Carolo Basket secure their route to the next phase with an 86-68 success at Udominate.

Enjoying the last bits of sun after lunch here in Sweden. #gameday #eurocupwomen #sunsetat2 #whynot

A photo posted by Kim Mestdagh (@kimmestdagh) on

Galatasaray are also yet to taste defeat as they stormed to an 83-60 success at TTT Riga. That was particularly satisfying for head coach Marina Maljkovic who had wanted a reaction after the club's first league defeat of the season.

She said, "We knew how hard it is to come and play in Riga as no one has fun playing here.

"Before coming to Riga, we lost a game in Turkish Championship and it was the first game we have lost this season and so we felt really bad about that.

"Not because it's impossible to lose, it's normal. We just played a very bad game.

"We wanted to dedicate ourselves for this game in Riga and while we won playing not so great, it's the win that counts."

Flipping back to the battle of the EuroCup Women postcards, Maja Vucurovic has previously held the crown and she isn't going to give it up easily. She was at it again, as Rutronik Stars Keltern headed to the flawless Spar Citylift Girona where they went down 63-54.

Some teams have given themselves a chance of still making it into the top two in their group, with former EuroLeague Women side Good Angels Kosice boosing their prospects with a 67-54 victory at Aluinvent Miskolc

"In the second quarter, we caught the rhythm and we found a good balance on offence and on defence," mused head coach, Peter Jankovic.

"Our roster is stronger than the Miskolc one and it was the key to our victory because I can rotate 10 similar quality players.

"Our bench added those extra points to our performance," he concluded.